40 Under 40, Class of 2013

Michael Treiber


Color Spot Nurseries, Fallbrook, Calif.

Job Title

Director of Purchasing


Responsible for overseeing all purchasing activities at one of the largest wholesale growers in the country; Develops initiatives to enhance company’s purchasing operations and inventory control


Hopelessly devoted to: Texas Tech football; Favorite book: Who Moved My Cheese? – “It’s a quick read on people’s ability to change in an ever-changing environment.”

Fun Facts

Mike is looking at being creative with his “interesting sense of humor.” Instead of just driving his wife crazy with it, he plans to “start writing and see where that goes.”